We return after a year’s break to this great island of which almost half is designated an area of outstanding natural beauty! There is a variety of landscapes, including high chalk downland, woodland and lovely coastline! Great entertainment at this hotel!
Monday To Portsmouth for our crossing to the Isle of Wight. En route to the hotel we make a short stop in Godshill, a very picturesque village with its cluster of thatched cottages.
Christmas Eve We view the magnificent coastal scenery along the south of the island, with a stop at the Isle of Wight Pearl, before we return to the hotel for lunch. Time to explore Shanklin in the afternoon.
Christmas Day Entertainment all day long inc. mulled wine before your Christmas Dinner, tea and cakes in the afternoon and a Christmas High Tea in the evening between all the games, with spot prizes to be won!
Boxing Day After breakfast we have a morning excursion to nearby Ryde, with its great selection of boutique shops, museums and galleries. Then we return to the hotel for lunch. Later there is an afternoon of fun and games during which tea and cakes will be served.
Friday We make a short morning visit to Sandown before we return home via the ferry to Portsmouth.
- Return coach travel
- Tours as indicated
- Ferry crossings
- Hotel accommodation of Bed, Breakfast & Evening Meal plus 3 lunches.
- Full Board
- Entertainment every night
- Sherry and Canape reception twice
- Guess the Weight of the Cake
- Big Prize Sudoku
The Ocean View, Shanklin
A charming, well-appointed hotel in a premier location.
Hotel 01983 861111
Sea View Room: £20 per person supplement
Premier Room: (Inc. Sea View): £40 per person supplement